Institute Professor and Professor of Cognitive Science
607 Crawford Hall
I study the nature and emergence of higher-order
cognitive operations that distinguish human beings from other
species and appear in the record of our descent during the Upper
Decision-Making (research in conjunction with Professor Mat McCubbins, USC).
Cognitive Social Science, especially economics and political science.
The Cognitive Science of Writing.
Grammatical Constructions as Compressions.
Conceptual Blending and Negotiation (in conjunction with DARPA and Aptima).
Conceptual Blending and Robotics (in conjunction with the Army Research Laboratory)
The Cognitive Science of Time and Space (supported by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters).
the Cognitive Science Network
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